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Philonomosian Society

This guide highlights primary and secondary sources available in the Georgetown University Archives for research on the Philonomosian Society

Archival Resources

The archival materials listed here are available for use in the Booth Family Center for Special Collections on the 5th floor of Lauinger Library; use the Aeon request system to request materials and to schedule a research appointment to examine them. 

  • Old Archives: Debate Societies: Philonomosian, GTA 000680. 3 boxes, 1.5 linear feet. 1841-1932.

Includes proceedings, correspondence, constitutions and by-laws, treasurer’s records, librarian’s records, printed debate invitations, etc.


  • Miscellaneous Archives Collection GTA 000156

Box 1 includes Triennial Report of the Extra-Curriculum Activities of Georgetown University, September 1922. Pages 37-39 reference the Philonomosian Society


  • Items from Carroll Parlor GTA 150908

Box 1 includes a Philonomosian Medal awarded to Louis F.C. Pise (entered 1844), undated 


  • Old Archives: Library 

Box 1 includes bookplates for a number of student society libraries, including the Philonomosian Library

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